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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigment

Plaited fibre armband decorated with pigment

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Pigmented, two-ply, fibre string, woven and wound into an armband

Pigmented, two-ply, fibre string, woven and wound into an ar...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Armbands
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Sir Colin MacKenzie

Sir Colin MacKenzie

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William B. McInnes
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1928
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Baskets
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Pennants
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Mexico
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1968
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Two-ply string twisted back on itself and strung on two ply fibre string forming a fringed apron

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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1985
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Cylindrical wooden smoking pipe with a metal bowl, and incised designs

Cylindrical wooden smoking pipe with a metal bowl, and incis...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Smoking pipes
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Wooden (mawa) mask carved from a solid form, with a human face and protruding ears and a nose

Wooden (mawa) mask carved from a solid form, with a human fa...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Wet specimen - Echidna - brain and spinal cord

Wet specimen - Echidna - brain and spinal cord

MacKenzie collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Louth, New South Wales, Australia
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1985
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Split cane armlet bound with string and covered with beeswax, pigment, feathers, and human hair

Split cane armlet bound with string and covered with beeswax...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

MacKenzie collection
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Shield, Boulia area, Queensland

Shield, Boulia area, Queensland

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Wet specimen - Horse - heart. This may be the Army horse heart used to compare with Phar Lap's heart at the AIA.

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MacKenzie collection
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Sir Colin MacKenzie
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Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Knives
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Split cane armlet bound with string and covered with beeswax, red and white pigment, and with feather tassels attached with human hair string

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and si...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Knives
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1985
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Woven basket

Woven basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Baskets
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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1985
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Sample - Plant

Sample - Plant

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Botanical specimens
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Captain Charles Sturt
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1874
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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and si...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Knives
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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1985
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Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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String bag

String bag

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Bags
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dick, King of Evesham, Darr River

Aboriginal breastplate for Dick, King of Evesham, Darr River

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Evesham Station, Darr River, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Galiwin'ku (Elcho Island), Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Agua Caliente Handicap race program, 20 March 1932

Agua Caliente Handicap race program, 20 March 1932

Bill Elliott's Agua Caliente Racebook (Phar Lap) collection
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Booklets
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Mexico
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Agua Caliente Jockey Club
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1932
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Model wooden canoe carved from one log and with charring visible on the outside

Model wooden canoe carved from one log and with charring vis...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Models
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1985
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Knives
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1985
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Northern Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1985
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Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

MacKenzie collection
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Cylindrical piece of wood hollowed out to form a shallow dugout canoe model

Cylindrical piece of wood hollowed out to form a shallow dug...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Models
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1985
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Bill Elliot riding Phar Lap, Agua Caliente Handicap, 20 March 1932

Bill Elliot riding Phar Lap, Agua Caliente Handicap, 20 Marc...

Bill Elliott's Agua Caliente Racebook (Phar Lap) collection
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Sepia photographs
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Mexico
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Billy Elliot
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1932
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Esperance Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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1921
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Mitchell River Mission, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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